presented by Discover Bank

Tubman Garrett Riverfront Park, Wilmington, DE
 Sunday, April 28, 2019 @ 7:30am

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Once again in 2019, the 5K distance will be an official part of the festivities! To add to the excitement, the 5K will now be held prior to the full and half marathons! The inclusion of this distance (along with the Kids Fun Run) into the Running Festival lineup will ensure that there is a race distance for participants of every ability!


There is no age restriction for the 5K race.  Registrants must be able to complete the 3.1 mile course in 1 hour and 30 minutes.

Field Size

The 5k field will be limited to 500 participants.  Please register early.


Registration for the Delaware Marathon™ will open Summer 2018! Online registration will close close April 26, 2019 at 11:59pm or earlier if the field is filled, registration will be available at the expo if space remains. Please register early as we have sold out in the past.

Please take the time to confirm the accuracy of the registration information. Once registered, you may be able to view and edit your information HERE.

Referral Rewards

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5K Course

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Interactive 5K Map  Turn-by-Turn Directions

5K 2018 Race Premiums

*2019 race premiums to be released at a later date.

We are excited to announce that all race premiums for the 2018 Delaware Marathon Running Festival will once again be performance race shirts provided by Under Armour. SHIRTS ARE GENDER SPECIFIC (only men’s shown in image)


  • Updated UA Tech™ fabric has a softer, more natural feel for incredible all-day comfort
  • Signature Moisture Transport System wicks sweat so it dries fast
  • Lightweight stretch construction improves mobility for full range of motion
  • Anti-microbial technology keeps your gear smelling fresher, longer
  • Raglan sleeves unlock mobility for serious range of motion
  • Center front logo
  • Polyester
  • Loose fit

View Shirt Sizing Chart


Each 5k finisher will earn a medal to commemorate their successful completion of the race. Medals will be distributed as you cross the finish line.


*2019 medal design to be released at a later date.

2018 medal design features a bottle opener so you can use it for years to come..

5K Awards

Overall Winners: Trophies will be awarded to the overall male and female champions as well as to the and the second and third place finishers.

Awards Ceremony: The awards ceremony will take place at the main stage in the center of Tubman Garrett Riverfront Park at 12:00pm. Only the overall winners from the full marathon, half marathon, team relay, Dare Devil, and 5k will be awarded at the ceremony. Age group awards will be mailed.

Age Groups: Prizes go to the top three non-elite male and female age group finishers for the 5k in each of the following divisions: 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35- 39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69 and 70+

Age group awards will be mailed within a month after the event after finishing times have been verified.


Results & History

See past results HERE.

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